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This website is a project of the NYC Veterans Alliance to connect our community of veterans, military members, and their families across the NYC Metro area with events, opportunities, organizations, and resources to improve their lives and empower them. Events and Bulletin Board posts are submitted and managed by various organizations across the NYC Metro area; please address questions or concerns directly to the point of contact listed for each post. This listing is for informational purposes and does not constitute endorsement. 

We welcome your submissions at ourveterans@nycveteransalliance.org for posting here free of charge. If you are interested in sponsored content or program sponsorship, please email olivia@nycveteransalliance.org for more information. 

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  • Saturday, June 02, 2018 at 12:00 PM
    Eisenhower Park in Westbury, NY

    Gold Star Name Reading Ceremony

    Attend the Annual Gold Star Mothers, Fathers, & Families Name Reading Ceremony to remember our fallen heroes on June 2, 12-2pm. The event will honor the men and women from New York State who paid the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country.

     

  • Sunday, June 03, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    14th St Y in New York, NY

    Voices From War Reading

    The next Voices From War Reading of work-in-progress from veterans participating in the NYC workshop is June 3, 6pm. 

  • Wednesday, June 06, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    Manhattan VA in New York, NY

    MTA Employment Information Session

    The MTA offers an Information Session on employment opportunities (MTA Subways/Buses, Metro North, LIRR, Bridges/Tunnels) on June 6, 9-11am. The Director of All-Agency Veteran Recruitment & Staffing Initiatives will provide information on upcoming examination filings, internships & job opportunities, and other inquiries on the MTA hiring process for Veterans.

    Email to register.

  • Wednesday, June 06, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Nassau County Vet Center in Hicksville, NY

    Home Buying Workshop

    The Nassau County Vet Center presents a Home Buying Workshop - Tips, Tools, and Resources for Homebuyers - on June 6, 6:30-8:30pm. 

    Whether you’re just thinking about buying a home or about to close, this workshop will help you take control of the process.

    They’ll share some useful tools to help you through the steps, from deciding the amount of your down payment, to choosing a mortgage loan, all the way through to closing on your new home, no matter where you are on your journey. And they’ll discuss the VA Home Loan too.

    Call to RSVP.

  • Friday, June 08, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    Huntington Opportunity Resource Center in Huntington Station, NY

    Huntington Veteran Services Day

    Connect with Veteran Service providers, Human Services providers, and other not-for-profit agencies during Huntington Opportunity Resource Center's Veteran Services Day on June 8, 10am-3pm.

    This is a quarterly full-service meet-up.

     

  • Friday, June 08, 2018 at 10:00 AM

    Mission Continues Impact Day Deloitte

    The Mission Continues partners with Deloitte for their annual Impact Day on June 8, 10am-2pm. They’ll visit an urban farm in the South Bronx that needs some TLC. Participate in a variety of tasks from building raised garden beds, deck benches, and a compost bin to planting and general farm maintenance. 

    If you've been looking for an opportunity to work at Deloitte, here's your chance to meet people who work there and get an understanding of what it takes to work at one of the top consulting firms in the world. Starbucks will provide coffee and pastries in the morning and TMC will provide lunch.

    Register here.

  • Friday, June 08, 2018 at 08:00 PM
    Symphony Space in New York, NY

    James Reese Europe WWI Centennial Harlem Hellfighters Tribute Concert

    Attend the WWI Centennial Tribute to James Reese Europe and the Harlem Hellfighters on June 8, 8-10pm. The event is co-sponsored by the New York Jazzharmonic, the NYC Veterans Alliance, and the National WWI Centennial Commission.

    In 1918, James Reese Europe took the Harlem Hellfighters' band to France as part of the Allied Expeditionary forces, introducing jazz to the continent. His military commission was the culmination of an amazing career that had already seen this American hero make huge contributions to African-American history, labor history, New York cultural history, and music history.

    The New York Jazzharmonic Trad-Jazz Sextet, under the direction of bassist Ron Wasserman, will perform new arrangements of Europe's music from his pre and post-military periods, including recreating some of his important collaborations with Noble Sissle with vocalist Aubrey Barnes. Some of these numbers were recorded by the NYJ on their recent release, "Take A Bow,"

    As an extra special treat, Gene Peters, noted collector of rare & historic African American artifacts, will display his special James Reese Europe Tribute Exhibit, which includes both antique musical instruments and military artifacts.

    More information is available on the NY Jazzharmonic web site, www.nyjazzharmonic.org.

    A few limited donated tickets will be available for veterans, reservations required.

    Purchase tickets here.

  • Saturday, June 09, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck in Center Moriches, NY

    Veteran & Family Day of Wellness

    Enjoy the 5th Annual Veteran & Family Day of Wellness on June 9, 9am-4pm. It features numerous free activities for veterans and their families dealing with post-service transition issues. Don't miss the Tugboat Manny Comedy Show at 3pm. Children are welcome. Breakfast and lunch will be served.

    Register here.

    www.dwyerproject.org

  • Saturday, June 09, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    VFW Post 5561 in Bogota, NJ

    Mission Continues Bogota VFW Painting

    The Mission Continues returns to VFW Post 5561 for a painting project on June 9, 10am – 1:30pm. The mission for this project is to roll up our sleeves and paint the downstairs room in the VFW. In addition, they will move some tables and chairs to the upstairs hall. Food will be provided and there is a game room located further in the downstairs floor for some billiards and darts.

    Register here.

  • Saturday, June 09, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    Harlem Grown in New York, NY

    The Mission Continues Harlem Grown Project

    Harlem Grown is a non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire youth to lead healthy and ambitious lives through mentorship and hands-on education in urban farming, sustainability, and nutrition. Harlem Grown fulfills this mission by supporting the physical renovation of abandoned lots in Harlem, transforming them into thriving urban farms. 

    On June 9, (time to be determined), The Mission Continues will continue their support of Harlem Grown with a bench build and other farm tasks. 

    RSVP with Daniel Perez.